Today

Ray Blount Jr. will speak on his book, "Alphabet Juice," at 6 p.m. today at the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum. For more information, call 404-814-2058.

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will the playing the fourth program in their "American Originals" festival at 8 p.m. today and Sunday in Symphony Hall, Memorial Arts Building, Woodruff Arts Center. For more information, call 404-733-4846 or 404-733-4105 or e-mail melissa.sanders@

woodruffcenter.org or laura.soldati@woodruffcenter.org.

Sheila Lukins teaches a class and signs her latest cookbook, "Ten: All the Foods We Love and Ten Perfect Recipes for Each," at 7 p.m. today at The Cook's Warehouse, 180 W. Ponce De Leon Ave., Decatur. For more information, visit www.cookswarehouse.com or call 404-377-4005.

Saturday

Paste Magazine and Wordsmiths Books present Amanda Petrusich to discuss and sign her book, "It Still Moves: Lost Songs, Lost Highways and the Search for the Next American Music" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Wordsmiths Books, 545 N. McDonough St., Decatur. For more information, call 404-378-7166.

Nov. 28

Go All Night! is 16 non-stop hours of artful fun from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. Nov. 28 at the High Museum of Art. For more information, visit www.high.org.

The Stone Mountain Village Christmas Celebration will occur from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 28 at Main Street Stone Mountain. For more information, call 770-498-7334, visit www.mainstreetstonemontain.com or e-mail mainstreetstone@bellsouth.net.

The Alliance Theatre is presenting "A Christmas Carol" from Nov. 28 to Dec. 24 on the Alliance Stage. For more information on tickets and showtimes, call 404-733-5000 or visit www.alliancetheatre.org.

Dec. 3

Theatrical Outfit presents "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play," at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 through Dec. 21. Saturday and Sunday matinees will be at

2:30 p.m. Theatrical Outfit is located at The Balzer Theater at Herren's, 84 Luckie St., Atlanta. For more information, visit www.theatricaloutfit.org.

Dec. 6

Johns Creek Symphony will host a Holiday Pops Concert, Christmas Gala and Champagne Dessert Reception at 8 p.m. Dec. 6 at St. Benedict Church in Duluth. For information on ticket prices, visit www.johnscreeksymphony.org or call 678-992-2055.

Dec. 7

The thirteenth annual Tour of Homes, sponsored by the Pilot Club of Conyers, will be held from 1 to

5 p.m. Dec. 7 in the Olde Town Part of Conyers. Tickets are $12 prior to tour and $ 15 the day of. For more information, call 770-787-0498 or 770-483-5957.

Dec. 10

The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library invites Ted Turner, CNN founder and author of "Call Me Ted," as part of its upcoming lecture/book signing series at

7 p.m. Dec. 10 at 441 Freedom Parkway in Atlanta. For more information, call 404-865-7109 or visit www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov.

ART Station in Stone Mountain Village presents "A Broadway Christmas Carol," the telling of the classic Charles Dickens story of Ebenezer Scrooge through parodies of everybody's favorite broadways tunes. The show will start Dec. 10 and run daily through Dec. 21. For more information on tickets and show times, visit www.artstation.org.

Dec. 14

Wordsmiths Books hosts Second Sundays with Working Title Playwrights at 2 p.m. Dec. 14 at Wordsmiths Books, 545 N. McDonough St., Decatur. This month's play is "Reckless." For more information, call 404-441-2716.

Jan. 17

As part of its Evenings of Intimate Jazz concert series, the Arts Council launches the new year with a performance by The Christian Tamburr Trio at

8 p.m. Jan. 17 at 331 Spring St. N.W. in Gainesville. For more information, call 770-534-2787 or visit www.theartscouncil.net.

Feb. 21

The Arts Council hosts a performance by The Kevin Bales Trio at 8 p.m. Feb. 21 at 331 Spring St. N.W. in Gainesville. For more information, call 770-534-2787 or visit www.theartscouncil.net.

March 14

The Arts Council hosts a performance by The John McAndrew Trio at 8 p.m. March 14 at 331 Spring St. N.W. in Gainesville. For more information, call 770-534-2787 or visit www.theartscouncil.net.